Demo Rinpoche

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Demo Gelegs Gyatso - a regent from 1757 until his death in 1777. Restored Samye in 1770 [MR]

Demo Rinpoche Gelek Gyatso (de mo rin po che, dge legs rgya mtsho, d. 1777) himself had visions of Guru Padmasambhava, Thangtong Gyalpo, and others (see GC, vol. Ga, p.227). He received the full transmission of Dechen Gyalpo's termas. [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Demo Rinpoche, (de mo rin po che) - see chap.9, note 31. He died of smallpox in 1819. Under his regency Tibet knew a period of peace and prosperity. The regency then fell to a weaker character, Tsemön Lingpa, Ngawang Jampel Tsultrim (tshe smon gling pa ngag dbang 'jam dpal tshul khrims), who ruled from 1819 to 1844. See Shakabpa 1976 and 1984. [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Demo Rinpoche, (de mo rin po che) - whose full name was de mo ngag dbang blo bzang thub bstan 'jigs med rgya mtsho. He acted as regent-king from 1811 until his death in 1819. [MR-ShabkarNotes]